Fender 1954 Champion Lap Steel Electric Guitar (Pre-Owned)
A rare opportunity to pick up a real piece of Fender history, this Champion Lap Steel guitar dates back to 1954! Fitted with a Telecaster style pikcup & controls, it's got a great singing tone with classic Fender twang! Excellent+ Condition, some light signs fo use but remarkable for the age, case also in good condition with all latches & carry handle still in working order
- Model - Fender Champion Lap Steel
- Colour - Pearloid
- Serial - 5940
- Weight - 5lb 4.2oz
- Year - 1954 (Interior labelled dated and signed, 'Gloria 5/9/54' )
- Case - Original Fender Hardcase
- Condition - Excellent+
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This Fender Champion is dated to 1954 & remains in brilliant condition considering it's over 60s years old!
With a Telecaster style layout, controls are single volume & tone, with the volume in easy reach of the covered bridge, making it easy to perform volume swells. It's fitted with a single Telecaster style, bridge position type pickup which provides a fantastic tone with a snappy attack & zingy treble response!
It comes with its original cable & hardcase! The hardcase still with 3 working latches & carry handle & in very good condition, showing a little wear but certainly far from anything that could be considered abused.
Please note the tuning posts/machines are original - however, the ivoroid buttons are not original, they have been replaced by the previous owner once the originals became unusable due to age. Also included is the original cable, also still in good working order.
Guitar is currently tuned & strung as follows
1st: D / 16 plain steel
2nd: B / 18 plain steel
3rd: G / 26 nickel-wound
4th: D / 36 nickel-wound
5th: B / 46 nickel-wound
6th: G / 56 nickel-wound
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All our pre-owned guitars and basses are sold freshly set-up & fully serviced in our state-of-the-art guitar workshop. The pre-sale service includes a 21 point check, including:
• Brand new strings
• Electronic components
• Neck angle and Truss Rod adjustment
• Clean and condition inc. Fretboard
• Saddle/Bridge height, radius, intonation
The Absolute multi point pre sales service & set-up is free with every pre-owned guitar. Also included is a 12 month warranty*. We provide a 7 day no-quibble money back guarantee on all our used instruments, so you can buy with confidence.
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